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Burt lake

Discussion in 'Warm Water Fishing Inland LP Lakes' started by benster, Apr 19, 2017.

  1. fodge22

    fodge22

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    What's the water temperature ?
     
  2. woodie slayer

    woodie slayer

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    69 degrees .....water still warm ,fog from warm water and the cold air mornings you cant see the front of the boat its so bad
     

  3. kevin1

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    That was this morning on mullet, Fog Fog fog. only managed one nice eye, gold silver streak 150 on a dipsy targeting the rainbows
     
  4. ready2fish

    ready2fish

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    Has anyone actually targeting perch?
    I konw there are some fatty ones in there ,always wanted to try but I ts to hard to put down the walleye rod
     
  5. LOman

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    Try drifting with half or small crawlers in 17 to 25 fow on small harnesses. You will catch both walleye and perch . Cut any gobies you catch into strips and use them too. When you find a school, throw a marker and work the area hard.
     
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  6. Moldman

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    Fellow Burt Lake Fisherman, well just home from 10 days at the state park and doing some fishing on Burt. The trip started great with very cool; mornings, had a few in the mid 30's. Fishing was so so. Fished the southend going west and getting a few shorts and a perch or two, not keepers. We were working the 20-30' areas and that was a bust. Decided to try deeper waters 42-27' and things picked up get a walleye here and there. After fishing for a few days we decided to use 3 oz. bottom bounces, (we were using 2 oz.) with a slow death hook size #2 with a full crawler and things changed for the better. Fished early 6:30am-9am or so because they turned off just as soon as the sun came up. Areas fished: mainly at the southend out from the state park in that 42-28 depth trolling west, always caught a keeper or two doing that. Fished the area south of the hole in same depth mentioned and caught walleye. Never needed to do the east side by the rocks or by Hoppies and north. Over all had a great trip until the weather warmed up in the 80's making the water temp. to rise. After talking with others we all agreed it needs to cool for a few weeks to get things going again. Hope this helps those who are going there. Good luck....Wishing you tight lines and a limit of fun!
     
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  7. Walley Gordo

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    Thanks for the update Moldman.